Dhaka: 6:17 PM, Fri, 20 Jul, 2018

2 workers electrocuted in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Two construction workers were electrocuted in Joydevpur area of the city on Thursday night.

Prices of vegetables go up

Staff Correspondent: The price of different vegetables has increased in the capital this week.

Three killed in Jamalpur road crash

Jamalpur Correspondent: Three people were killed and three others injured when a truck plunged into a roadside ditch on Tarakandi-Bhuapur road under Sarishabari upazila of the district on Friday morning.

Two drug traders killed in Ctg gunfight

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram: Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Motijharna in the city’s Khulshi area early Friday.

Temperature may decrease

Desk Report:  The country is witnessing a heat wave. The maximum temperature was recorded 37.6 degrees celsius on Thursday in Dhaka.

‘EC able to hold fair and neutral election’

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her firm confidence that the Election Commission (EC) would be able to hold an inclusive, fair and neutral general election by the end of this year.

ACC conducts fresh drive in city hajj agencies

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) conducted drive for the 5th time in Hajj agency offices at different places in the capital on Thursday.

BB gold scam, steps after returning home: Muhith

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said necessary steps will be taken over the reported gold scam in the Bangladesh Bank’s vault after he returned home from abroad.

Australia shifts visa centre to New Delhli from Dhaka

Secretariat Correspondent: After Canada and Britain, now the Australia government has shifted its visa centre from Dhaka to New Delhi.

24,596 pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia

Staff Correspondent: A total of 24,596 Bangladeshi pilgrims have so far reached Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj under government and private management.

37 held in anti-narcotics drive at Geneva camp

Staff Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members have detained 37 people during an anti-narcotics drive at Geneva camp in the capital’s Mohammadpur area.

4 held over Inspector Mamun murder

Staff Correspondent: Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has detained four persons over the killing of Special Branch (SB) Police Inspector Mamun Imran Khan. 

Humayun’s 6th death anniversary today

Desk Report: The sixth death anniversary of playwright, writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed is being observed today (Thursday).

ACC gets proof over bribery at Civil Surgeon office

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has uncovered the compulsory bribery transitions for health certificate at Dhaka Civil Surgeon office.

‘Social media misusers under surveillance’

Senior Correspondent: Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu said people who are using social media including Facebook to deteriorate law and order situation and to create sabotage are under surveillance. Law enforcement agencies are monitoring them. Stern actions will be taken against the abusers.”